How Gov. Jerry Brown Was Convinced to Spend $1.65 Billion on Film/TV Incentives

August 27, 2014 8:43 PM

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California's governor got personally involved and agreed to allocate more money than he initially wanted when convinced it would keep and create jobs

After months of keeping his distance from legislation to extend and expand California's movie/TV tax credit program, Gov. Jerry Brown took a hands-on role in working out the final deal that provides $1.65 billion in incentives over five years.

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